The statue has stood in Boston since 1879.
To commemorate the 1864 Sand Creek massacre.
Palm Springs Art Museum director argues the 26-foot-tall sculpture objectifies women.
Objects including Egyptian sarcophagi, stone sculptures and 19th-century paintings.
In response to Columbus Day.
Finding a new home at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture.
The statue, by the British sculptor Marc Quinn, was installed in secret at dawn.
“It is the right decision and the right time to remove this problematic statue,” said Mayor de Blasio.
The artist selected “must be of African descent.”
The injunction will prevent the statue’s removal for the next 10 days.